CN106469253A - Imaging apparatus and method for displaying position information - Google Patents

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CN106469253A
CN106469253A CN201610697246.8A CN201610697246A CN106469253A CN 106469253 A CN106469253 A CN 106469253A CN 201610697246 A CN201610697246 A CN 201610697246A CN 106469253 A CN106469253 A CN 106469253A
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Abstract

A method is for displaying position information relating to a position of a region of interest of a patient relative to an examination unit of an imaging apparatus. A first examination plane is assignable to the examination unit and a camera is disposed relative to the examination unit such that, via a lens of the camera, three non-collinear reference points lying in a first reference plane parallel to the first examination plane are mapped to three collinear first image points lying on a first line. In an embodiment, the method includes capturing a camera image of the region of interest via the camera; displaying a positioning image, the positioning image including the camera image; and displaying first marking information relating to a position of the first line in the positioning image.

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用于显示位置信息的装置和方法 Apparatus and method for displaying location information

技术领域 FIELD

[0001] 本发明涉及一种用于显示与患者的感兴趣区域相对于成像装置的检查单元的位置有关的位置信息的方法。 [0001] The present invention relates to a method for displaying a region of interest of the patient with respect to the inspection unit for an image forming apparatus relating to the location information. 本发明还涉及一种用于相对于检查单元来定位患者的方法,以及一种成像设备。 The present invention further relates to a method to locate the inspection unit with respect to the patient, as well as for an image forming apparatus. 背景技术 Background technique

[0002] 为了通过成像装置来检查患者,通常确定和/或调整患者的感兴趣区域相对于成像装置的检查单元的位置。 [0002] In order to check a patient by an imaging apparatus, generally determine and / or adjust the patient's region of interest with respect to the position of the inspection unit of the image forming apparatus. 出于这个目的,患者可以例如相对于检查单元被定位,使得感兴趣区域的所选切片位于可分配给(特别地,被分配给)检查单元的检查平面中。 For this purpose, for example, the patient can be positioned with respect to the inspection unit, such that the selected slice is located in the region of interest can be assigned to (in particular, is assigned to) the checking unit checking plane. 在感兴趣区域的这种位置的基础上,可以例如获得用于计划获取成像数据集的内存储信息位置图示(topogram)和/或常规射线照相图像。 Based on this position of the region of interest, for example, can be obtained and / or conventional radiographic image information to the storage position shown (topogram) plan to obtain imaging data set.

[0003] 可以例如通过激光定位器来视觉地指示检查平面。 [0003] for example, may be checked visually indicate the plane by a laser locator. 通过患者定位设备可以转移患者,使得所选切片位于检查平面中。 The patient may be transferred by the patient positioning device, such that the selected slice plane positioned in the examination. 出于这个目的,操作员可以查看所选切片相对于视觉地指示的检查平面的位置,并且相应地调整患者的转移。 For this purpose, the operator can view the selected slice position with respect to the plane indicated visually checked, and adjusted accordingly metastasis. 特别地,所选切片可以是开始拍摄内存储信息位置图示的和/或获取成像数据集的切片。 In particular, the selected slice can be taken in the start position illustrated information storage and / or imaging data set acquired slices. 特别地,所选切片可以是相对于患者在拍摄内存储信息位置图示和/或获取成像数据集期间移动的扫描方向来划定感兴趣区域的切片。 In particular, the selected slice can be taken within the patient with respect to the storage location information illustrated and / or moving the imaging data set acquired during the scanning direction designated slice region of interest. 可以对感兴趣区域沿着扫描方向的范围例如通过数字输入和/或借助于用户界面选择长度进行调整。 Can interface to select a region of interest, for example, be adjusted along the length of the range of the scanning direction by a digital input and / or by the user.

[0004] 为了拍摄内存储信息位置图示并且获取成像数据集,感兴趣区域通常设置在成像装置的获取区域中,其中,获取区域由通道形开口构成,并且检查平面穿过该获取区域。 [0004] In order to illustrate the position taken in the storage of information and acquires the imaging data set, obtaining the region of interest is typically provided in a region of the image forming apparatus, wherein the acquisition region is constituted by a channel-shaped opening, and checks acquisition planes passing through the region. 查看所选切片相对于视觉地指示的检查平面的位置对于操作员而言比较尴尬。 See selected slice plane relative to the inspection instructions visually rather awkward for the operator. 特别地,如果所选切片接近检查平面或在检查平面中,则操作员必须斜依进入通道中,以便能够标识所选切片的位置。 Particularly, if the selected slice plane closer inspection or inspection plane, inclined by the operator must enter the channel so as to be able to identify the position of the selected slice. 发明内容 SUMMARY

[0005] 本发明的目的是使得能够改进相对于成像装置的检查单元来定位患者。 [0005] The object of the present invention is to enable improved with respect to the inspection unit of the imaging apparatus to position the patient.

[0006] 该目的通过根据权利要求1所述的方法、根据权利要求10所述的方法、以及根据权利要求11所述的成像装置来实现。 [0006] The object of the method according to claim 1, Method according to claim 10, and by a image forming apparatus according to claim 11. 进一步的从属权利要求涉及本发明的有利实施例。 It relates to advantageous embodiments of the present invention further dependent claims.

[0007] 对于根据本发明的用于显示与患者的感兴趣区域相对于成像装置的检查单元的位置有关的位置信息的方法,其中,第一检查平面可分配给(特别地被分配给)检查单元,相机相对于检查单元设置,使得通过相机的镜头,位于与第一检查平面平行的第一参照平面的三个非共线第一参照点被映射成位于第一线上的三个共线第一图像点。 [0007] For the relative position of the inspection unit of the image forming apparatus in accordance with the position information for displaying a region of interest of the patient the method of the present invention, wherein the first checking plane may be assigned to (is assigned to particular) Check unit, the inspection unit is provided with respect to the camera, so that the camera lens is located in a first reference plane parallel to the plane of the first check of the first three non-collinear reference points are mapped to be located in the first line of three collinear The first image point. 感兴趣区域的相机图像通过相机获得。 Camera image region of interest obtained by the camera. 定位图像被显示,其中,该定位图像包括相机图像。 It is displayed positioning image, wherein the image comprises locating a camera image. 与定位图像中的第一行的位置有关的第一标记信息被显示。 The first marker position information of the first row is positioned about the image is displayed.

[0008] 本发明的实施例提供了位置信息包括定位图像和/或第一标记信息。 [0008] Embodiments of the present invention provides a location information comprises positioning image and / or the first flag information. 本发明的实施例提供了定位图像是相机图像。 Embodiments of the present invention is to provide a positioning image camera image. 可替代地或附加于相机图像,定位图像可以基于相机图像的进一步处理来示出图像信息。 Alternatively or in addition to the camera image, the camera positioning image can be further processed image based on the image information is shown. 图像信息可以例如与患者和/或感兴趣区域的轮廓有关。 The image information may relate to, for example, patient profile and / or the region of interest.

[0009] 本发明的实施例提供了定位图像中的第一行的位置与第一行相对于相机图像的位置相对应。 [0009] Embodiments of the present invention provides a first row position of the first row is positioned with respect to the position of the image corresponding to the camera image. 本发明的实施例提供了定位图像和第一标记信息被显示,使得定位图像和第一标记信息同时在操作员的视野中。 Embodiments of the present invention provides a first positioning mark and the image information is displayed, such that the first positioning mark and the image information while the field of view of the operator. 这样,操作员可以同时查看感兴趣区域的相机图像、以及第一行相对于相机图像的位置。 In this way, the operator can view the camera images at the same time the region of interest, as well as the first line relative to the camera image. 本发明人已经认识到,通过设置相机和第一参照平面,可以建立第一行相对于感兴趣区域的相机图像的位置与感兴趣区域相对于检查单元的位置之间的关系。 The present inventors have recognized that, by providing the first reference plane and the camera, the position relationship can be established between the first row of the check unit relative to the region of interest of the camera image relative to the region of interest. 这里,可以建立第一行相对于相机图像的位置与感兴趣区域相对于第一参照平面的位置之间的第一关系。 Here, the relationship may be established between the first row of the first position of the first reference plane with respect to the region of interest with respect to the camera image. 当第一参照平面与第一检查平面平行时,可以建立感兴趣区域相对于第一参照平面的位置与感兴趣区域相对于第一检查平面的位置之间的第二关系。 When the first reference plane and the plane parallel to the first examination, the region of interest may be established with respect to the first reference plane and the position of the region of interest with respect to the relationship between the position of the second plane of the first check.

[0010] 本发明人提出:使用定位图像和第一标记信息来显示与感兴趣区域相对于检查单元的位置有关的位置信息。 [0010] The present invention provides: use of a first positioning mark and the image information display region of interest relative to the position of the inspection unit information related. 特别地,位置信息使得操作员能够确定和/或调整感兴趣区域相对于检查单元的位置。 In particular, the location information enables the operator to determine and / or adjust the position of the region of interest with respect to the inspection unit.

[0011] 特别地,感兴趣区域的位置可以被理解为感兴趣区域的第一切片的位置。 [0011] In particular, the position of the region of interest may be understood as a position of interest in a first slice region. 优选地, 第一切片与第一检查平面和第一参照平面平行。 Preferably, the first slice of the first checking plane and parallel to the first reference plane. 本发明的实施例提供了第一切片相对于其中患者在拍摄内存储信息位置图示和/或获取成像数据集期间移动的扫描方向来划定感兴趣区域、和/或提供了第一切片是其中开始拍摄内存储信息位置图示和/或获取成像数据集的切片。 Embodiments of the invention provide a first slice in the patient with respect to which the shooting position icon information storage and / or movement of the imaging data set acquired during scanning direction demarcated region of interest, and / or provide all of start recording sheet in which the storage location information illustrated and / or imaging data set acquired slices.

[0012] 特别地,可以由第一切片距离第一检查平面的距离、和/或第一切片距离第一参照平面的距离来限定第一切片相对于检查单元的位置。 [0012] In particular, the distance of the first checking plane, and / or the distance of the first slice from the first reference plane is defined with respect to the first slice position of the inspection unit may be a distance from the first slice. 该位置信息使得操作员能够确信例如第一切片是否位于第一参照平面中。 The position information so that the operator can be assured, for example, the first slice is located in a first reference plane. 相机被布置成使得如果第一切片位于第一参照平面中,则第一切片的图像点位于第一行上。 If the camera is arranged such that the first slice located in a first reference plane, the first slice of the image point is located on the first line. 另外,位置信息使得操作员能够确信患者的位置必须在哪个方向上改变和/或改变多少距离,以便实现其中患者的第一切片位于第一参照平面中的预备位置。 Further, the position information of the operator can be assured that the position of the patient must be changed and what distance / or change the direction in which, in order to achieve the first slice in which the patient is positioned in a first plane with reference to the ready position. 因此,可以实现患者的预备位置,其中,第一切片位于第一参照平面中。 Thus, a patient may be achieved ready position, wherein the first slice located in a first reference plane. 从预备位置开始,可以由患者的一个或多个平移运动来实现其中第一切片位于第一检查平面中的检查位置。 Starting from the ready position, or may be implemented by a plurality of translational movement of the patient wherein the first slice located at a first inspection position of the inspection plane.

[0013] 为了拍摄内存储信息位置图示和/或获取成像数据集,通常通过可以与感兴趣区域和检测器交互的辐射源来生成辐射。 [0013] In order to illustrate the position taken in the storage of information and / or acquiring imaging data set, typically by the region of interest may be associated with the radiation source and detector to generate radiation interaction. 在与感兴趣区域交互期间,辐射被修改,并且因此成为与感兴趣区域有关的信息载体。 During the interaction region of interest with the radiation is modified, and thus become information carrier relating to the region of interest. 在与检测器交互期间,该信息被获取和/或以成像数据集的形式被提供。 During the interaction with the detector, the information is obtained and / or provided in the form of imaging data set. 可以由成像数据集使用重建技术来重建感兴趣区域的图像。 Can be reconstructed by the image of the region of interest using the imaging data set reconstruction techniques. 可替代地或附加于患者,可以通过成像装置来检查对象。 Alternatively or in addition to a patient, the object can be checked by an imaging means. 因此,可替代地或附加地,位置信息可以与对象的感兴趣区域相对于检查单元的位置有关。 Thus, alternatively or additionally, the position information of the region of interest may be associated with the object relative to the position inspection unit concerned.

[0014] 本发明的实施例提供了检查单元被设计成获取成像数据集。 Example [0014] The present invention provides a checking unit is designed to acquire imaging data set. 特别地,检查单元可以具有辐射源和检测器。 In particular, the inspection unit may have a radiation source and a detector. 在计算机断层摄影机的情况下,辐射源可以是X射线源,并且检测器可以是X射线检测器。 In the case of computed tomography, X-ray source may be a radiation source, and the detector may be an X-ray detector. 在磁共振断层摄影机的情况下,辐射源可以是RF天线,并且检测器可以是相同的RF天线或另一RF天线。 In the case of magnetic resonance tomography, the radiation source may be an RF antenna, and the detector may be the same RF antenna or another RF antenna.

[0015] 根据本发明的方面,第二检查平面可以被分配给(特别地,分配给)检查单元,其中,相机被相对于检查单元设置,使得通过镜头,位于与第二检查平面平行的第二参照平面中的三个非共线的第二参照点被映射到位于第二行上的三个共线的第二图像点,其中,与定位图像中的第二行的位置有关的第二标记信息被显示。 [0015] According to an aspect of the present invention, the second plane may be assigned to check (in particular, assigned to) a checking unit, wherein the camera is arranged with respect to the inspection unit, such that by the lens, located on a plane parallel to the second inspection the second reference point three two non-collinear reference plane is mapped to the second image point is located on the second three collinear line, wherein the second associated with the position of the line image positioning tag information is displayed.

[0016] 本发明的实施例提供了位置信息包括第二标记信息。 Example [0016] The present invention provides a location information includes a second flag information. 本发明的实施例提供了定位图像中的第二行的位置与第二行相对于相机图像的位置相对应。 Embodiments of the present invention provides a second row position of the second row is positioned with respect to the position of the image corresponding to the camera image. 本发明的实施例提供了显示定位图像、第一标记信息和第二标记信息,使得定位图像、第一标记信息和第二标记信息同时在操作员的视野中。 Embodiments of the present invention provides a display scout image, the first mark information and second mark information, so that the positioning image, the first mark information and second mark information simultaneously in the field of view of the operator. 这样,操作员可以同时查看感兴趣区域的相机图像、以及第一行相对于相机图像的位置和第二行相对于相机图像的位置。 Thus, the operator can view a camera image while the region of interest, and a first row position of the camera with respect to the position of the camera image and the second image with respect to the row. 本发明人已经认识到,通过相机和第二参照平面的设置,可以建立第二行相对于感兴趣区域的相机图像的位置与感兴趣区域相对于检查单元的位置之间的关系。 The present inventors have recognized, the camera settings and the second reference plane, the second line may be established with respect to the region of interest with the camera image of the region of interest with respect to the relationship between the position of the inspection unit.

[0017] 第一参照点和/或第二参照点可以例如是患者的表面(特别地,患者的感兴趣区±或)上的点、和/或患者定位设备的表面上的点。 [0017] The first reference points and / or the second reference point may for example be the surface of a patient (in particular, the patient or a region of interest ±) points on the point on the surface of, and / or the patient positioning device. 然而,第一参照点和/或第二参照点不必是患者的表面(特别地,患者的感兴趣区域)上的点、和/或患者定位设备的表面上的点。 However, the first reference point and / or the second reference point is a point on the surface does not have to patients (in particular, the region of interest of the patient), and / or points on the surface of a patient positioning device. 例如, 第一参照点和/或第二参照点还可以是相机镜头的表面上的点。 For example, the first reference point and / or the second reference point may be a point on the surface of the camera lens. 本发明的实施例提供了第一参照点和/或第二参照点在相对于相机镜头的物体侧上。 Embodiments of the present invention provides a first reference point and / or a second reference point on the object side with respect to the camera lens.

[0018] 第一参照点同时可以是第二参照点。 [0018] Referring to the first point while the second reference point. 第一图像点同时可以是第二图像点。 While the first image point may be a second image point. 本发明的实施例提供了三个第一参照点中的每个第一参照点被映射到三个第一图像点中的一个第一图像点、和/或三个第二参照点中的每个第二参照点被映射到三个第二图像点中的一个第二图像点。 Embodiments of the invention provide a first three reference points in each of the first reference point is mapped to a first image point of the three points of the first image, and / or the three reference points in each of the second second reference points are mapped to the three points in the second image a second image point. 特别地,如果三个第二参照点不能在一条直线上,则三个第一参照点非共线。 In particular, if the second three reference points not in a straight line, the reference point of the first three non-collinear. 特别地,第一行可以是直的。 In particular, the first line may be straight. 特别地,如果三个第二参照点不能在一条直线上,则三个第二参照点非共线。 In particular, if the second three reference points not in a straight line, the three non-collinear second reference point. 特别地,第二行可以是直的。 In particular, the second line may be straight.

[0019] 特别地,通过相机镜头使得三个非共线的第一参照点被映射到三个共线的第一图像点的相机的设置可以使用三个第一非共线的调整点来实现。 [0019] In particular, through the camera lens so that the first three non-colinear reference points of the camera is mapped to a first set of three image points may use three collinear adjustment of the first non-collinear points to achieve . 特别地,以下这样的相机的设置可以使用三个第一非共线的调整点和三个第二非共线的调整点来实现:通过相机镜头使得三个非共线的第一参照点被映射到三个共线的第一图像点、并且通过使得三个非共线的第二参照点被映射到三个共线的第二图像点。 In particular, the following camera settings such as may be used to adjust the first three noncollinear points and the three-point adjustment of the second non-collinear achieved: through the camera lens so that the first three non-collinear reference point is a first image point is mapped to three collinear, and mapped to the second image point by three collinear such that three non-collinear second reference point. 第一调整点同时可以是第二调整点。 The first point and can be adjusted to adjust the second point.

[0020] 调整点可以例如使用成像装置(特别地,患者定位设备)上的调整标记来实现。 [0020] The adjustment points may be (in particular, the patient positioning apparatus) on a mark is adjusted to achieve, for example, using an imaging device. 可替代地或附加地,调整点可以使用可以相对于检查单元设置在预先定义的位置中(例如,成像装置上)的调整设备上的调整标记来实现。 Alternatively or additionally, the adjustment point may be used with respect to the adjustment mark on the body unit is provided at a position adjusting device in a predefined (e.g., image forming apparatus) is achieved. 三个第一调整点可以以非共线的方式设置在与第一检查平面平行的第一参照平面中。 The first three points can be adjusted by way of non-collinear disposed in a first reference plane parallel to the plane of the first check. 因此,第一参照平面可以由三个第一调整点来定义。 Accordingly, the first reference plane may be defined by a first three-point adjustment. 三个第二调整点可以以非共线的方式设置在与第二检查平面平行的第二参照平面中。 The second three points may be adjusted by way of non-collinear with the reference plane provided in a second plane parallel to the second check. 因此,第二参照平面可以由三个第二调整点来定义。 Thus, the second reference plane may be defined by three second adjustment point.

[0021] 第一调整点和/或第二个调整点相对于提供用于定位患者的患者定位区域来设置,使得第一调整点和/或第二调整点和至少部分的患者定位区域可以同时通过相机来捕获。 [0021] a first setpoint and / or the second adjustment points provided for positioning relative to the patient's region of the patient positioning is provided such that a first setpoint and / or the second setpoint, and positioning at least a portion of the region of the patient can be simultaneously captured by the camera. 该相机可以例如通过支撑结构设置在天花板上和/或地板上和/或其中安装成像装置的检查室的墙壁上。 The camera can, for example, by the support structure and disposed on the ceiling or on the floor, and wherein a / or / inspection chamber wall imaging apparatus is mounted. 可替代地,相机可以例如通过支撑结构设置在成像装置上。 Alternatively, the camera may be, for example, by a support structure is provided on the imaging apparatus. 特别地,相机的设置可以通过适当地调整和/或预先定义与相机相对于第一参照平面和/或第二参照平面的位置有关的一个或多个角度来实现。 In particular, the camera settings can be adjusted and / or pre-defined with respect to the first reference plane of the camera and / or the position of the second reference plane related to one or more angles is achieved by properly. 例如,支撑结构可以被设计成调整该一个或多个角度。 For example, the support structure may be designed to adjust the one or more angles. 可替代地或另外地,该支撑结构可以被设计成例如使得相机可以设置在支撑结构上的预先确定的位置中,其中,该一个或多个角度被相应地预先定义。 Alternatively or additionally, the support structure may be designed such that, for example, the camera may be provided in a predetermined position on the support structure, wherein the one or more predefined angles accordingly. 这种支撑结构的几何参数可以例如使用三个第一调整点和/或第二调整点进行确定,和/或使用成像装置和相机的几何模型进行计算。 Such a support structure geometry may be used, for example, three first adjusting point and / or the second adjustment point is determined, calculated and / or using the imaging apparatus and camera geometry.

[0022] 根据本发明的方面,定位图像示出了第一标记信息和/或第二标记信息。 [0022] According to an aspect of the present invention, the image shows a first positioning marker information and / or the second flag information. 这样,通过定位图像显示单元来同时显示相机图像、以及第一标记信息和/或第二标记信息。 Thus, by positioning the image display unit to simultaneously display the camera image, and the first flag information and / or the second flag information. 因此, 操作员能够快速而可靠地理解位置信息。 Therefore, the operator can quickly and reliably understand location information.

[0023] 本发明的实施例提供了第一行和/或定位图像中的第一行的位置通过第一标记信息来指示,和/或提供了第二行和/或定位图像中的第二行的位置通过第二标记信息来指示。 Example [0023] The present invention provides a position of a first row and / or positioning the first row in the image indicated by the first flag information, and / or providing a second row and / or positioning a second image the position of the line indicated by the second flag information. 第一标记信息和/或第二标记信息可以作为定位图像(例如,附加于相机图像)的一部分而被显示。 A first flag information and / or the second flag information can be positioned as an image (e.g., attached to a camera image) is displayed part. 这可以例如通过示出第一标记信息和/或叠加在定位图像和/或覆盖在相机图像上的第二标记信息来实现。 This may be, for example, shown by the first mark information and / or images superimposed positioning and / or covering the second mark on the camera image information is achieved.

[0024] 本发明的实施例提供了第一标记信息通过第一标记设备和/或通过第一标记设备的图像来显示,和/或提供了第二标记信息通过第二标记设备和/或通过第二标记设备的图像来显示。 [0024] Embodiments of the present invention provides a first flag information by the first marking device and / or the image displayed by the first marking device and / or the second flag information is provided by the second marking device and / or by image of the second marking device to display. 第一标记设备和/或第二标记设备可以例如相对于定位图像显示单元来设置,使得在定位图像中,第一行的位置通过第一标记设备来指示,和/或第二行的位置通过第二标记设备来指示。 A first marking device and / or the second marking device may be positioned relative to, for example, an image display unit is provided, so that the image positioning, the position indicated by the first row of the first marking device and / or the position of the second row by a second marking device is indicated. 例如,定位图像显示单元被设计为屏幕和/或屏幕的子区域,其中,第一标记设备和/或第二标记设备被设置在屏幕上和/或相对于屏幕(特别地,在屏幕的边缘处)设置。 For example, the positioning of the image display unit is designed to screen and / or a sub-area of ​​the screen, wherein the first marking device and / or the second marking device is arranged on a screen and / or relative to the screen (particularly, the edge of the screen at) settings.

[0025] 本发明的实施例提供了第一标记信息和/或第二标记信息是相机图像的一部分。 Example [0025] The present invention provides information and / or the second portion of the first flag information is flag camera images. 这可以例如由第一标记设备或第二标记设备与通过相机捕获的感兴趣区域一起来实现。 This may be for example the first or the second marking device marking device region of interest captured by the camera implemented together. 例如,第一标记设备可以相对于第一参照平面设置,和/或第二标记设备可以相对于第二参照平面设置,使得相机图像示出了第一标记设备的图像和/或第二标记设备的图像,其中,在定位图像中,第一行的位置通过第一标记设备的图像来指示,和/或第二行的位置通过第二标记设备的图像来指示。 For example, the first marking device may be provided with respect to a first reference plane, and / or the second marking device may be provided with respect to a second reference plane, so that the camera image shows a first image marking device and / or the second marking device image, wherein the image positioning, the position of the first row of the image indicated by the first marking device, and / or position of the second image line is indicated by a second marking device.

[0026] 根据本发明的方面,第一标记信息包括分配给第一行的第一标记行,和/或第二标记信息包括分配给第二行的第二标记行。 [0026] According to an aspect of the present invention, includes a first flag information flag assigned to a first row of a first row, and / or the second flag information includes flag assigned to the second row of the second row. 特别地,如果定位图像中的第一标记行的位置和/ 或第一标记行相对于相机图像的位置与第一行相对于相机图像的位置相对应,则第一标记行被分配给第一行。 In particular, if the position of the first positioning marking line in the image and / or the first marking line relative to the first row of the camera image corresponds to the position of the camera image relative to the first marking lines are assigned to a first Row. 这可以例如由被显示重叠(特别地,叠加)在第一行上的第一标记行和/ 或三个第一图像点来实现。 This may for example be displayed superimposed (in particular, superimposed) on the first line of the first marking line and / or the three points of the first image is achieved. 特别地,如果定位图像中的第二标记行的位置和/或第二标记行相对于相机图像的位置与第二行相对于相机图像的位置相对应,则第二标记行被分配给第二行。 In particular, if the position of the positioning of the second marking line in the image and / or the second marking line relative to the line of the camera image and the second position corresponding to a camera image with respect to the second marking line allocated to the second Row. 这可以例如由被显示重叠(特别地,叠加)在第二行上的第二标记行和/或三个第二图像点来实现。 This may for example be displayed superimposed (in particular, superimposed) on the second line of the second marking line and / or the three second image point is achieved. [〇〇27]简单的2D相机可以用作相机。 [〇〇27] simple 2D camera can be used as a camera. 特别地,3D和/或深度相机不是根据本发明的方法所需要的。 In particular, 3D, and / or depth camera is not according to the invention is required. 相机具有镜头。 The camera has a lens. 特别地,通过镜头,相对于镜头位于物体侧上的点可以光学映射到相对于镜头位于图像点侧上的图像点。 In particular, through the lens, the lens with respect to a point located on the object side may be mapped to the optical lens positioned with respect to the image points on the image point side.

[0028] 根据本发明的方面,镜头的光轴与第一行和/或第二行相交。 [0028] According to an aspect of the present invention, the optical axis of the lens of the first row and / or the second line intersect. 本发明的实施例提供了相机相对于检查单元来设置,使得镜头的光轴位于第一参照平面和/或第二参照平面中。 Embodiments of the invention provide a camera with respect to the inspection unit is provided, such that the optical axis of the lens reference plane located between the first and / or second reference plane. 这样,设置相机不需要对相机图像进行失真校正。 In this way, set the camera does not need a camera image distortion correction. 因此,简单的计算机的网络摄像头例如可以直接用作相机,特别地,无需进行校准测量。 Thus, a simple computer webcam camera, for example, may be directly used, in particular, without performing calibration measurement.

[0029] 根据本发明的方面,第二检查平面垂直于第一检查平面设置和/或与第一检查平面成一有限角度设置。 [0029] According to an aspect of the present invention, a second plane perpendicular to the inspection plane is disposed the first check and / or into a finite angle to the plane of the first inspection. 本发明的实施例提供了第一检查平面或第二检查平面是垂直的或基本上是垂直的。 Embodiments of the present invention provides a first or second planar inspection inspection plane is vertical or substantially vertical. 本发明的实施例提供了第一检查平面或第二检查平面是水平的或基本上是水平的。 Embodiments of the present invention provides a first or second planar inspection inspection plane is horizontal or substantially horizontal. 如果平面与垂直平面一起形成小于30度(特别地,小于20度,优选地,小于10度)的角度,则平面基本上是垂直的。 If the plane perpendicular to the plane angle less than 30 degrees (in particular, less than 20 degrees, preferably less than 10 degrees) is formed along the substantially vertical plane. 特别地,如果平面与水平平面一起形成小于30度(特别地,小于20度,优选地,小于10度)的角度,则平面基本上是水平的。 In particular, if the plane with the horizontal plane an angle less than 30 degrees (in particular, less than 20 degrees, preferably less than 10 degrees) is formed along the substantially horizontal plane.

[0030] 根据本发明的方面,检查单元具有位于第一检查平面和/或第二检查平面中的等中心点。 [0030] According to an aspect of the present invention, having a first checking unit checks plane and / or the center point in a second inspection plane. 特别地,本发明的实施例提供了如果检查单元具有位于第一检查平面中的等中心点,则第一检查平面可分配给(特别地,被分配给)检查单元。 In particular, embodiments of the present invention provides a checking unit if the first check with the isocenter positioned in the plane, the plane may be assigned to the first check (in particular, is assigned to) the checking unit. 特别地,本发明的实施例提供了如果检查单元具有位于第二检查平面中的等中心点,则第二检查平面可分配给(特别地, 被分配给)检查单元。 In particular, embodiments of the present invention provides a means to check if the second check having isocenter situated in the plane, the plane may be assigned to the second check (in particular, is assigned to) the checking unit. 特别地,位置信息可以与感兴趣区域相对于等中心点的位置有关。 In particular, the location information may be the region of interest relative to the isocenter concerned.

[0031] 特别地,如果第一检查平面被分配给检查单元,则第一检查平面可分配给检查单JL 〇[〇〇32] 特别地,如果第二检查平面被分配给检查单元,则第二检查平面可分配给检查单JL 〇 [0031] In particular, if the first checking plane is assigned to the inspection unit, the first checking plane JL may be assigned to a single square check [〇〇32] Specifically, checking if the second plane is assigned to the inspection unit, the first two plane may be assigned to the inspection checklist JL square

[0033] 根据本发明的方面,检查单元具有用于产生辐射的辐射源,其中,辐射的中心射线在第一检查平面和/或第二检查平面中。 [0033] According to an aspect of the present invention, the examination unit has a radiation source for generating radiation, wherein the central ray of the radiation in the plane of the first inspection and / or second inspection plane. 本发明的实施例提供了辐射是扇形的,其中,至少在成像装置的一个操作状态下,扇形的一个平面位于第一检查平面和/或第二检查平面中。 Embodiments of the present invention provide a fan-shaped radiation, wherein, at least in one operating state of the image forming apparatus, a fan located in a first plane inspection plane and / or the second inspection plane. 特别地,第一检查平面和/或第二检查平面可以在成像装置的扫描平面中。 In particular, the first inspection plane and / or the second check planar imaging plane may be scanned in the apparatus.

[0034] 本发明的实施例提供了第一检查平面和/或第二检查平面垂直于或平行于另一平面,其中,另一平面选自由以下各项组成的组:第一平面、第二平面、第三平面、第四平面和第五平面。 [0034] Embodiments of the present invention provides a first inspection plane and / or the second group of check plane perpendicular or parallel to the other plane, the other plane is selected from the group consisting of: a first plane, a second plane, the third plane, the fourth plane and the fifth plane. 第一平面包括患者身体的纵向轴线。 A first plane including the longitudinal axis of the patient's body. 第二平面包括成像装置的系统轴线。 The second plane including the axis of the imaging device system. 第三平面由患者定位设备的转移板限定。 Third plane defined by the transition plate positioning device of the patient. 第四平面穿过辐射源和/或检测器。 A fourth plane passing through the radiation source and / or detector. 第五平面是辐射源和/或检测器设置在其上的转子的转动平面。 Fifth plane is the plane of rotation the radiation source and / or detector provided on the rotor. [〇〇35] 根据本发明的方面,提供了与第一参照平面距离第一检查平面的第一距离、和/或第二参照平面距离第二检查平面的第二距离有关的距离信息。 [〇〇35] According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a first distance from the reference plane and the first plane of the first check, the second distance information and distance / from the reference plane or the second plane of the second check related. 本发明的实施例提供了距离信息包括第一参照平面距离第一检查平面的第一距离、和/或第二参照平面距离第二检查平面的第二距离。 Embodiments of the present invention provides the distance information comprises a first reference plane a first distance from the plane of the first check, and / or the second plane a second distance from the reference plane of the second check. [〇〇36] 可以提供距离信息,例如通过当设置相机时,确定和/或设置第一参照平面距离第一检查平面的第一距离和/或第二参照平面距离第二检查平面的第二距离。 [〇〇36] can provide distance information, for example, by setting the camera when the determined and / or set the first reference plane a first distance from the plane of the first check and / or the second reference plane a second distance from the second plane inspection distance. 第一距离可以例如通过测量第一参照点或者第一调整点距离第一检查平面的距离来确定。 The first distance may be determined by measuring, for example, a first reference point or a first distance from the first check point adjustment plane. 第一距离可以例如通过在每种情况下将三个第一调整点设置在距离第一检查平面的预先定义的距离的预先确定的位置处来设置。 The first distance may be provided by, for example, in each case the first three-point adjustment is provided at a position distance from the plane of the first check predefined determined in advance. 第二参照平面距离第二检查平面的第二距离可以例如通过测量第二参照点或者第二调整点距离第二检查平面的距离来确定。 Second reference plane a second distance from the second plane inspection may be determined by measuring, for example, the second reference point or the second adjustment distance of the second inspection point plane. 第二距离可以例如通过在每种情况下将三个第二调整点设置在距离第二检查平面的预先定义的距离的预先确定的位置处来设置。 The second distance may for example be disposed in each case by three second adjustment point is set at a position at a predefined distance from a second predetermined examination plane. [〇〇37] 本发明的实施例提供了第一距离是第一参照平面距离第一检查平面的距离,并且第二距离是第二参照平面距离第二检查平面的距离。 Example [〇〇37] The present invention provides a first reference distance is a first distance from the first plane of the inspection plane and the second reference plane a second distance is a distance from the plane of the second inspection. 本发明的实施例提供了第一距离被称为第一方向、和/或第二距离被称为第二方向。 Embodiments of the invention provide a first direction is referred to as a first distance, and / or the second distance is referred to as a second direction. 本发明的实施例提供了第一方向和/或第二方向选自由以下各项组成的组:水平方向、垂直方向、患者身体的纵向轴线的方向、成像装置的系统轴线的方向、其中患者和/或转移板被移动用于拍摄内存储信息位置图示和/或获取成像数据集的扫描方向、以及患者定位设备的转移板的进给方向。 Embodiments of the present invention provide a first direction and / or selected from the group consisting of a second direction: the direction of the system axis in the horizontal direction, the vertical direction, the direction of the longitudinal axis of the patient's body, the image forming apparatus, and wherein the patient / or the transfer plate is moved to the photographing position information stored in the illustrated and / or acquire imaging data set in the scanning direction, and the feeding direction of the transfer plate positioning device of the patient. 距离信息可以例如可检索地存储在成像装置的控制设备的储存设备中、和/或患者定位设备的控制单元的存储设备中。 The distance information retrieved may be stored in a storage device, for example, the image forming apparatus control apparatus, a storage device control unit and / or the patient positioning device.

[0038] 使用根据本发明的用于相对于成像装置的检查单元定位患者的方法,执行本发明的方法以显示与患者的感兴趣区域相对于成像装置的检查单元的位置有关的位置信息,其中,患者被放置在患者定位设备上的预备位置中。 [0038] The use according to the invention with respect to the inspection unit patient positioning method of the imaging apparatus, the method of the invention is to display a region of interest of a patient with respect to the position of the inspection unit of the position information about the image forming apparatus, wherein , the patient is placed in the ready position on the patient positioning apparatus. 在预备位置中,患者的感兴趣区域的第一切片位于第一参照平面中,和/或患者的感兴趣区域的第二切片位于第二参照平面中。 In the preliminary position, the first slice of the region of interest of a patient located in a first reference plane, and / or the second slice of the region of interest of a patient in the second reference plane. 发出控制命令,其中,控制命令在距离信息的基础上通过患者定位设备将患者从预备位置转移到检查位置。 Issuing a control command, wherein the control command transferred from the patient to the inspection position by the standby position patient positioning device on the basis of distance information. 在检查位置中,第一切片位于第一检查平面中,和/或第二切片位于第二检查平面中。 In the inspection position, the first slice plane located at the first examination, and / or the second slice plane located at the second examination. 本发明的实施例提供了在预备位置中,三个第一参照点中的一个或两个或三个第一参照点位于第一切片中,和/或提供了在预备位置中,三个第二参照点中的一个或两个或三个第二参照点位于感兴趣区域的第二切片中。 Embodiments of the present invention provides a ready position, a first reference point in the three or two or three of the first reference point is located in a first slice, and / or provided in the preliminary position, three a second reference point in a two or three or a second reference point in the second region of interest slice. 本发明的实施例提供了第二切片相对于其中患者被移动用于拍摄内存储信息位置图示和/或获取成像数据集的扫描方向来划定感兴趣区域,和/或提供了第二切片是拍摄内存储信息位置图示和/或获取成像数据集开始的切片。 Embodiments of the present invention provides a second slice in which the patient is moved relative to the imaging information storage location icon and / or acquire imaging data set to the scanning direction of the demarcated region of interest, and / or providing a second slice shooting the storage location information is shown and / or acquire imaging data sets slice start. [〇〇39] 特别地,提供距离信息使得可以执行将患者从预备位置转移到检查位置。 [〇〇39] In particular, a distance information may be performed such that the patient is transferred from the ready position to the inspection position.

[0040] 可以发出和/或接收控制命令,例如,以电压和/或电流脉冲、数据包、或在软件中实施的指令的形式。 [0040] may emit and / or receive control commands, e.g., voltage and current pulses in the packet, or form / or implemented in software instructions. 可以例如通过致动按键由操作员来启动发出控制命令。 For example, by actuation of button to start the control command issued by the operator. 该按键可以例如以硬件的形式特别地存在于患者定位设备上、成像装置上、检查室中或控制室中,或以软件的形式特别地作为用户界面中的按钮。 The keys in the form of hardware, for example, present in particular on the patient positioning device, the image forming apparatus, the examination room or control room, or in the form of software, in particular as a button in the user interface.

[0041] 可替代地或附加于发出控制命令,本发明的实施例提供了在距离信息的基础上执行通过患者定位设备将患者从预备位置转移到检查位置。 [0041] Alternatively or in addition to issuing a control command, embodiments of the present invention provides a patient is transferred from the execution standby position to the inspection position by the patient positioning device on the basis of distance information. [〇〇42] 本发明的实施例提供了当向患者定位设备发出控制命令时,控制命令使得在距离信息的基础上通过距离定位设备将患者从预备位置转移到检查位置。 [〇〇42] Embodiments of the present invention provides a control command issued when the positioning device to the patient, so that the control command on the basis of the distance information by transferring the patient from the preliminary position to the inspection position from the positioning device.

[0043] 本发明的实施例提供了通过控制设备发出控制命令、和/或通过控制单元接收控制命令。 Example [0043] The present invention provides a control command issued by the control device, and / or a control command received by the control unit. 控制命令可以包括例如距离信息和/或使得通过控制设备和/或控制单元从存储设备检索到距离信息。 The control command may include, for example, distance information and / or retrieved from the storage device such that the distance information by the control device and / or the control unit.

[0044] 特别地,控制单元可以被设计成控制患者定位设备,使得当控制命令由控制单元接收时,在距离信息的基础上执行将患者从预备位置转移到检查位置。 [0044] In particular, the control unit may be designed to control the patient positioning device, such that when the control command received by the control unit performs the transfer of the patient from the preliminary position to the inspection position on the basis of distance information. 特别地,如果在转移期间,患者在第一方向上移动第一距离和/或在第二方向上移动第二距离,则该转移是基于距离信息的。 In particular, if the patient moves in the first direction during the transfer from the first and / or second moving distance in the second direction, the transfer is based on the distance information. 根据本发明的成像装置具有检查单元、相机、定位图像显示单元、以及第一标记信息显示单元。 The image forming apparatus according to the present invention has a checking unit, the camera, the positioning of the image display unit, display unit and the first flag information. 第一检查平面可分配给(特别地,被分配给)检查单元。 Plane can be assigned to the first check (in particular, is assigned to) the checking unit. 相机被设计成捕获患者的感兴趣区域的相机图像,其中,相机相对于检查单元来设置,使得通过相机的镜头, 位于与第一检查平面平行的第一参照平面中的三个非共线的第一参照点被映射到位于在第一行上的三个共线的第一图像点。 The camera is designed to capture the camera image of the region of interest of a patient, wherein the camera is provided with respect to the inspection unit, such that the camera lens is located in a first reference plane parallel to the plane of the first check three non-collinear the first reference point is mapped to a first image point is located on the first row of three collinear. 定位图像显示单元被设计成显示定位图像,其中,定位图像示出了相机图像。 Positioning image display unit is designed to display the positioning image, wherein the image shows the positioning of the camera image. 标记信息显示单元被设计成显示与第一行相对于相机图像的位置有关的第一标记信息。 Tag information display unit is designed to display the first row with respect to the camera image of the first mark information.

[0045] 根据本发明的方面,第二检查平面可分配给(特别地,被分配给)检查单元,其中, 相机相对于检查单元来设置,使得通过相机的镜头,位于与第二检查平面平行的第二参照平面中的三个非共线的第二参照点被映射到位于第二行上的三个共线的第二图像点,其中,成像装置具有第二标记信息显示单元,该第二标记信息显示单元被设计成显示与第二行相对于相机图像的位置有关的第二标记信息。 [0045] According to an aspect of the present invention, the second plane may be assigned to the inspection (in particular, is assigned to) a checking unit, wherein the camera is provided with respect to the inspection unit, such that the camera lens is located in a plane parallel to the second inspection the second reference point of the three non-collinear second reference plane is mapped to the second image point is located on the second three collinear rows, wherein the imaging device has a second flag information display unit, the second two tag information display unit is designed to display the second row with respect to the camera image of the second mark information related.

[0046] 根据本发明的方面,成像装置具有距离信息提供单元和控制命令发出单元。 [0046] According to an aspect of the present invention, an image forming apparatus having the distance information providing unit and a control command issuing unit. 该距离信息提供单元被设计成提供与第一参照平面距离第一检查平面的第一距离和/或第二参照平面距离第二检查平面的第二距离有关的距离信息。 The distance information providing unit is designed to provide a first reference plane a first distance from the plane of the first check and / or a second reference to a second distance from a second information plane of the inspection plane. 该控制命令发出单元被设计成发出控制命令,其中,控制命令使得在距离信息的基础上通过患者定位设备将患者从预备位置转移到检查位置。 The control command issuing unit is designed to emit a control command, wherein the control command so that the patient is transferred from the ready position to the inspection position by the patient positioning device on the basis of distance information. [〇〇47] 根据本发明的方面,成像装置具有患者定位设备,该患者定位设备被设计成将患者从预备位置转移到检查位置。 [〇〇47] According to an aspect of the present invention, an image forming apparatus having a patient positioning device, the patient positioning device is designed to transfer the patient from the preliminary position to the inspection position. [〇〇48] 根据本发明的方面,用于执行根据本发明的方法的成像装置被设计成:显示与患者的感兴趣区域相对于成像装置的检查单元的位置有关的位置信息;或者,为了执行根据本发明的方法,该成像装置被设计成相对于成像装置的检查单元来定位患者。 [〇〇48] According to an aspect of the present invention, an image forming apparatus for performing the method according to the present invention is designed to: display a region of interest of the patient relative to the position of the inspection unit of the image forming apparatus relating to the location information; Alternatively, to performing the method according to the invention, the image forming apparatus is designed with respect to the inspection unit of the imaging apparatus to position the patient. 特别地,可以执行:通过相机来捕获相机图像、通过定位图像显示单元来显示定位图像、通过第一标记信息显示单元来显示第一标记信息、通过第二标记信息显示单元来显示第二标记信息、通过距离信息提供单元来提供距离信息、通过控制命令发出单元来发出控制命令、以及通过患者定位设备来转移患者。 In particular, may be performed: a camera image captured by a camera to display the positioning image by the positioning of the image display unit to display a first mark information by the first flag information display unit to display the second information through the second flag information mark display unit to provide a distance information by the distance information providing means, to issue a control command, and to transfer the patient by the patient positioning device command issued by the control unit.

[0049] 特别地,本发明使得可以省略激光定位器。 [0049] In particular, the present invention makes it possible to omit the laser locator. 特别地,相较于指示与通道形开口的外部的检查平面相平行的平面的激光定位器而言,本发明的方案提供了各种优点,使得操作员可以在视觉上捕获患者相对于所指示的平行平面的位置,而无需斜依在通道内部。 In particular, as compared to the laser in terms of the positioning of the plane outside the plane check indicates the channel-shaped opening parallel, the present invention provides various advantages, allows the operator to visually capture the patient with respect to the indicated a position parallel planes, without depending on the swash inside the channel.

[0050] 特别地,本发明的方案优于可见光定位器来定位患者的优点在于:操作员不必与成像装置直接相邻。 [0050] In particular, the present invention is superior to the visible light is positioned to locate the patient's advantage lies in: the operator does not directly adjacent to the image forming apparatus. 可以在定位图像、以及第一标记信息和/或第二标记信息的基础上来执行定位。 It may be positioned in the positioning executed onto the image, and and / or the second basis of the first flag information is flag information. 因此,可以例如经由因特网从控制室和/或通过远程访问来执行/控制该定位。 Thus, for example, via the Internet from a control room and / or by a remote access / control of the positioning. 优于可见光定位器的另一优点在于:患者没有被可视光定位器的激光照射,如果第一切片和/或第二切片在患者的眼睛附近,则这会特别地是个问题。 Another advantage over the visible locator that: the patient is not irradiated with visible light laser locator, if the first slice and / or the second slice in the vicinity of the patient's eye, this will be a particular problem.

[0051] 本发明的实施例提供了成像装置是医学成像装置、和/或提供了成像装置选自由以下各项组成的组:计算机断层摄影机、单光子发射计算机断层摄影机(SPECT机)、正电子发射断层摄影机(PET机)、磁共振断层摄影机、以及它们的组合。 [0051] Embodiments of the present invention provides an imaging apparatus is a medical imaging device, and / or providing a group consisting of an image forming apparatus selected from: computed tomography, single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT machine), positron emission tomography (PET machine), magnetic resonance tomography, and combinations thereof. 特别地,成像装置可以具有X射线机、C型臂X射线机、超声波机等。 In particular, the imaging device may have an X-ray machines, C-arm X-ray machine, an ultrasonic machines. 成像装置还可以是多个成像和/或照射模态的组合, 例如,PET-CT机或SPECT-CT机。 And the imaging device may also be a combination or a plurality of imaging modalities / irradiation, e.g., PET-CT machine or a SPECT-CT machine. 照射模态可以例如具有用于治疗照射的照射机。 Irradiation modalities can for example irradiation apparatus for the treatment of irradiation.

[0052] 在本发明的范围内,参照不同实施例和/或不同的权利要求类别(方法、设备等)所描述的特征可以被组合以产生进一步的实施例。 [0052] within the scope of the present invention, with reference to various embodiments and / or different claims categories (methods, apparatus, etc.) described features may be combined to produce further embodiments. 特别地,参照根据本发明的方法描述的特征、优点和实施例还适用于根据本发明的成像装置,反之亦然。 In particular, it features described with reference to the method according to the present invention, advantages, and embodiments are also applicable to the image forming apparatus according to the invention, and vice versa. 换言之,所讨论的权利要求还可以使用结合方法所描述或要求保护的特征进一步发展。 The method may also be used in conjunction with the described or claimed in other words, as discussed further development of the features of the claims. 该方法的功能性特征可以通过成像装置的适当设计的部件来执行。 Functional features of the method may be performed by means of suitable design of the image forming apparatus. 术语“单元”不排除“单元”由还可能在空间上分布的多个部件组成的可能性。 The term "unit" does not exclude the possibility of "means" a plurality of components may also be distributed in space thereof. 不定冠词“一”或“一个”的使用不排除还存在所讨论的多个特征的可能性。 The indefinite article "a" or "an" does not exclude the possibility of the presence of a plurality of further features in question. [〇〇53] 所描述的方法和成像装置仅仅是本发明的实施例。 [〇〇53] method and an image forming apparatus described embodiments are merely examples of the present invention. 在不偏离迄今为止由权利要求指定的本发明的范围的情况下,本领域技术人员可以对本发明做出变化。 Without departing from the scope of the invention specified by the claims far, those skilled in the art can make variations of the present invention. 附图说明 BRIEF DESCRIPTION

[0054] 现在,使用示例性实施例参照附图再次对本发明进行更详细地描述。 [0054] Now, with reference to the drawings exemplary embodiments of the present invention will be described again in more detail. 附图中的表示是示意性的并且高度简化,并且不一定按比例绘制,其中 The drawings are schematic and represent highly simplified and are not necessarily drawn to scale, wherein

[0055] 图1示出了根据本发明的第一实施例的方法的流程图, [0055] FIG. 1 shows a flow diagram according to the first embodiment of the present invention,

[0056] 图2示出了根据本发明的第二实施例的方法的流程图,[〇〇57]图3示出了根据本发明的第三实施例的成像装置的透视图,[〇〇58]图4示出了根据本发明的第三实施例的成像装置的侧视图,[〇〇59]图5示出了根据本发明的第三实施例的定位图像和第一标记信息的图示, [0056] FIG. 2 shows a flowchart of a method according to a second embodiment of the present invention, [〇〇57] FIG. 3 shows a perspective view of an imaging apparatus of a third embodiment of the present invention, [thousand and 58] FIG. 4 shows a side view of the image forming apparatus according to a third embodiment of the present invention, [〇〇59] FIG. 5 shows a third embodiment of FIG positioning image of the present invention and a first flag information show,

[0060] 图6示出了根据本发明的第四实施例的成像装置的透视图, [0060] FIG. 6 shows a perspective view of an imaging apparatus according to a fourth embodiment of the present invention,

[0061] 图7示出了根据本发明的第四实施例的成像装置的侧视图, [0061] FIG. 7 shows a side view of a fourth embodiment of the image forming apparatus of the present invention,

[0062] 图8示出了根据本发明的第四实施例的定位图像和第一标记信息的图示。 [0062] FIG. 8 shows a fourth embodiment of the positioning image of the present invention and illustrating a first flag information based. 具体实施方式[〇〇63]图1示出了根据本发明的第一实施例的用于显示位置信息的方法的流程图,其中, 位置信息与患者13的感兴趣区域14相对于成像装置1的检查单元26,28的位置有关,其中, 第一检查平面E1可分配给(特别地,被分配给)检查单元26,28,其中,相机61相对于检查单元26,28来设置,使得通过相机61的镜头,位于与第一检查平面E1平行的第一参照平面R1中的三个非共线的参照点R1A,R1B,R1C被映射到位于第一行上的三个共线的第一图像点I1A, I1B,I1C,在步骤RI中,通过相机61捕获感兴趣区域14的相机图像CI。 DETAILED DESCRIPTION [〇〇63] FIG. 1 shows a flowchart of a method for displaying location information of the first embodiment of the present invention, wherein the location information of the region of interest of the patient 13 with respect to the image forming apparatus 1 14 position inspection unit 26, 28 about which the first plane E1 can be assigned to check (in particular, is assigned to) a checking unit 26, wherein the camera 61 with respect to the inspection unit 26 is provided, so that by the camera lens 61, the reference point is located R1A three non-collinear with the first check reference plane parallel to the first plane E1 of R1, R1B, R1C is mapped to a first common line located on the first three rows image point I1A, I1B, I1C, in step RI by the camera 61 to capture the region of interest of the camera image CI 14. 在步骤DI中,定位图像被显示,其中,该定位图像PI具有相机图像CI。 In step DI, the positioning image is displayed, wherein the positioning image PI having a camera image CI. 在步骤Ml中,显示与定位图像PI中的第一行的位置有关的第一标记信息ML1。 In step Ml, the display position of the first mark information and the first line ML1 positioning of the relevant image PI.

[0064] 在下文所示的实施例中,特别地,在每种情况下,参照先前所解释的实施例来描述提炼特征。 [0064] In the embodiment illustrated below, in particular, in each case, with reference to the embodiment explained previously described embodiments feature extraction. 基本上保持不变的特征(特别地,步骤和单元)提供有相同附图标记。 Substantially retaining feature (in particular, steps and means) provided with the same reference numerals. [〇〇65]图2示出了根据本发明的第二实施例的用于相对于成像装置1的检查单元26,28定位患者13的方法的流程图,其中,第二检查平面E2可分配给(特别地,被分配给)检查单元26,28,其中,相机61相对于检查单元26,28来设置,使得通过镜头,位于与第二检查平面E2 平行的第二参照平面R2中的三个非共线的第二参照点R2A,R2B,R2C被映射到位于第二行上的三个共线的第二图像点12六,128,12(:。在步骤00中,提供与第一参照平面1?1距离第一检查平面E1的第一距离01和/或第二参照平面R2距离第二检查平面E2的第二距离02有关的距离信息。在步骤M2中,显示与定位图像PI中的第二行的位置有关的第二标记信息ML2。[〇〇66] 本发明的第二实施例提供了执行步骤D0,RI,DI,M1和M2,其中,患者被放置在患者定位设备上的预备位置中。在步骤0C中,发出控制命令,其中,控制命令 [〇〇65] Figure 2 illustrates a flowchart of a method of forming a unit inspection apparatus 26, 28 for the positioning of the patient 13 according to a second embodiment of the present invention with respect to, wherein the second plane E2 checks allocatable Referring to the three second plane R2 to the second check is located in the plane parallel to the E2 (particularly, is assigned to) a checking unit 26, wherein the camera 61 with respect to the inspection unit 26 is provided, so that through the lens, the second non-colinear reference points R2A, R2B, R2C is mapped to the second image point is located on the second three collinear row 12 six, 128,12 (:. in step 00, provided with a first 1? 1 a first distance plane E1 of the first check and / or the second reference plane a second distance R2 from the second plane E2 is checked 02 information about the distance reference plane 01. in step M2, the displayed positioning image PI a second row position of the second flag information related to ML2. [〇〇66] second embodiment of the present invention provides a step D0, RI, DI, M1 and M2, wherein the patient positioning device is placed in the patient in the standby position. in step 0C, the issue control commands, wherein the control command 使得在距离信息的基础上通过患者定位设备10将患者13从预备位置转移到检查位置,其中,在检查位置中,第一切片位于第一检查平面E1中,和/或第二切片位于第二检查平面E2中。[〇〇67]图3和图4示出了根据本发明的第三实施例的成像装置1。在没有对本发明一般概念限制的情况下,计算机断层摄影机1被示出为成像装置1的示例。本发明的第三实施例提供了检查单元具有辐射源(特别地,X射线源26)和检测器(特别地,X射线检测器28)。[〇〇68] 成像装置1具有台架20、获取区域4、患者定位设备10和检查单元26,28。 10 such that the transfer of the patient 13 on the basis of the distance information by the patient positioning device from the preliminary position to the inspection position, wherein, in the checking position, the first slice is located in a first plane E1 examination, and / or located on the second slice check two plane E2. [〇〇67] FIG. 3 and FIG. 4 shows a case where the image forming apparatus according to a third embodiment of the present invention 1. in the general concepts of the present invention is not limited, computed tomography machine 1 is shown 1 is exemplified as the image forming apparatus. the third embodiment of the present invention provides a check unit having a radiation source (in particular, X-ray source 26) and the detector (in particular, X-ray detector 28). [〇〇68] imaging 1 has a gantry apparatus 20, acquires region 4, the patient positioning device 10 and the inspection unit 26.

[0069] 台架20具有固定支撑框架21和转子24。 [0069] The stage 20 has a fixed support frame 21 and the rotor 24. 该转子24经由枢转轴承设备绕系统轴线AS 可旋转地安装。 The rotor 24 is rotatably mounted about the axis of the system via a pivot bearing device AS. 获取区域4由在台架20中的通道形开口5来形成。 Acquisition area by the opening 4 in the channel-shaped gantry 20 formed of 5. 对象(特别地,患者13)的感兴趣区域可以设置在获取区域4中。 Objects (in particular, patient 13) may be provided in a region of interest in the acquired region 4. 患者定位设备10具有定位台11和用于定位患者13的转移板12。 A patient positioning device 10 has a positioning table 11 and the transfer plate 12 for positioning of the patient 13. 所述转移板12相对于定位台11可移动地设置在定位台11上,使得转移板12可以沿转移板12的纵向方向被引入到获取区域4中。 The transfer plate 12 relative to the positioning table 11 is movably provided on the positioning table 11 so that the plate 12 may be transferred along the longitudinal direction of the transfer plate 12 is introduced to the acquisition region 4.

[0070] 检查单元26,28被设计成获取成像数据集。 [0070] The inspection unit 26 is designed to acquire imaging data set. 检查单元26,28具有被设计成发射辐射量子的辐射源26、以及被设计成检测辐射量子的检测器28。 Checking unit 26, 28 is designed to emit radiation having a radiation source quantum 26, and is designed to detect radiation quantum detector 28. 辐射量子27可以从辐射源26传递到感兴趣区域,并且在与感兴趣区域交互之后,撞击在检测器上28。 Photons 27 may be transferred from the radiation source 26 to the region of interest, and after the interaction region of interest and, impinging on the detector 28. 这样,可以获得感兴趣区域的投影轮廓。 Thus, the projection profiles can be obtained region of interest. 由检查单元26,28获取的成像数据被转发到控制设备30。 By the inspection unit 26 acquires imaging data is forwarded to the control device 30. [〇〇71] 辐射源26和检测器28被设置在转子24上。 [〇〇71] The radiation source 26 and the detector 28 is disposed on the rotor 24. 第三实施例提供了第一检查平面E1是转子24的转动平面。 Providing a first checking plane E1 third embodiment is a plane of rotation of rotor 24. 通过辐射源26和检测器28绕获取区域4转动,在每种情况下,对于辐射源26和检测器28相对于感兴趣区域14的不同设置,可以获得至少一个投影轮廓。 By the radiation source 26 and the detector 28 is rotated about the acquisition zone 4, in each case, the radiation source 26 and detector 28 with respect to various settings of the region of interest 14, the at least one projection profile can be obtained. 多个投影轮廓可以形成成像数据集。 It may form a plurality of projection profiles imaging data set. 特别地,控制装置30被设计成用于以投影轮廓的形式和/或成像数据集的形式存储和检索成像数据。 In particular, the control device 30 is designed in the form for storing and retrieving data in the form of a projection imaging profile and / or imaging data sets. 基于成像数据集,可以通过图像重构设备34来重建感兴趣区域的断层摄影图像。 Based on the imaging data set, can be reconstructed tomographic image of the region of interest by the image reconstruction device 34. [〇〇72] 成像装置1具有控制设备30、输入设备38和输出设备39。 [〇〇72] The imaging apparatus 1 has a control device 30, an input device and an output device 3938. 控制设备30被设计成控制成像装置1。 The control device 30 is designed to control the image forming apparatus 1. 输入设备38被设计成用于录入控制信息,例如,图像重建参数和/或检查参数。 The input device 38 is designed to be used for entering control information, e.g., image reconstruction parameters and / or parameter check. 输出设备39被设计成输出控制信息和/或重建的图像。 Output device 39 is designed to output the image control information and / or reconstruction. 输出设备39具有屏幕。 39 has a screen output device. 输出设备39具有定位图像显示单元40和第一标记信息显示单元41。 40 and 39 the first flag information output apparatus has a positioning unit 41 displays the image display unit. 在输出设备39的屏幕的子区域中显示定位图像PI和第一标记信息ML1。 Positioning a first displayed image PI and the flag information in the sub-region of the screen ML1 output device 39. [〇〇73] 控制设备30具有存储设备31和数据处理设备33。 [〇〇73] The control device 30 has a storage device 31 and a data processing device 33. 特别地,存储设备31被设计成存储距离信息。 In particular, the storage device 31 is designed to store the distance information. 成像装置1具有以软件的形式在数据处理设备33的处理器系统上实现的图像重建设备34。 The imaging apparatus 1 includes an image reconstruction device implemented in the form of software on a data processing device 33 of the processor system 34. 处理器系统可以例如由一个或多个协同工作的微处理器构成。 The processor may be a microprocessor system by one or more, for example, working in conjunction configuration. [〇〇74] 根据本发明的第三实施例,成像装置1具有相机61、定位图像显示单元40和第一标记信息显示单元41。 [〇〇74] According to a third embodiment of the present invention, an image forming apparatus having a camera 61, positioning of the image display unit 40 and the first tag information display means 41. 第一检查平面E1可分配给(特别地,被分配给)检查单元26,28。 The first plane E1 can be assigned to check (in particular, is assigned to) the checking unit 26. 相机61 被设计成记录RI患者13的感兴趣区域14的相机图像CI,其中,相机61相对于检查单元26,28 来设置,使得通过相机61的镜头,位于与第一检查平面E1平行的第一参照平面R1中的三个非共线的参照点R1A,R1B,R1C被映射到位于第一行上的三个共线的第一图像点I1A,I1B, IlC〇[〇〇75] 定位图像显示单元40被设计成显示DI定位图像PI,其中,定位图像PI示出了相机图像CI。 The camera 61 is designed to record a patient region of interest RI 13 camera image CI 14, wherein the camera 61 with respect to the inspection unit 26 is provided, so that the lens of the camera 61, located on the first plane E1 parallel inspection Referring R1A three non-collinear points in a reference plane in R1, R1B, R1C is mapped to the first image point is located on the first three collinear line I1A, I1B, IlC〇 [〇〇75] positioning image the display unit 40 is designed to display the positioning image PI DI, which shows the positioning image PI camera image CI. 第一标记信息显示单元41被设计成显示Ml与定位图像PI中的第一行的位置有关的第一标记信息ML1。 The first flag information display unit 41 is designed to display the position of the first row of Ml positioning image PI flag information relating to the first ML1. [〇〇76] 点R1A位于患者13的表面上。 [〇〇76] R1A point located on the surface 13 of the patient. 点R1B和R1C位于患者定位设备10的转移板12的表面上。 Upper surface of the transfer plate and the point R1B R1C positioning device 10 of the patient 12. 参照点R1A位于相机61的镜头的光轴A0上。 R1A reference point of the camera lens 61 on the optical axis A0. 该光轴A0与第一行相交并且位于第一参照平面中。 The optical axis A0 and the first row intersects the first reference plane is located. 检查单元26,28具有位于第一检查平面E1中的等中心点1C。 Checking unit 26, 28 has a first check isocenter 1C located in the plane E1. 检查单元26,28具有用于产生辐射的辐射源26,其中,从辐射源26运行到检测器28的辐射的中心射线25位于第一检查平面E1中。 Checking unit 26, 28 has a radiation source 26 for generating, which run from the radiation source 26 to the radiation detector 28 of the central ray 25 is located in a first plane E1 inspection. 本发明的第三实施例提供了第一检查平面E1是垂直的。 The third embodiment of the present invention provides a first vertical inspection plane E1. [〇〇77] 本发明的第三实施例提供了相机61被设置在患者定位设备10上方,并且垂直向下对齐到患者13上。 Third Example [〇〇77] The present invention provides a camera 61 is disposed above the patient positioning device 10, and vertically downwardly aligned to the patient 13. 本发明的第三实施例提供了相机61被设置在适合于或旨在用于设置用于指示与第一检查平面平行的平面的激光定位器的位置中。 The third embodiment of the present invention provides a camera 61 is disposed at a position suitable for or intended to provided for indicating a first plane parallel to the plane of the inspection in the laser locator. 可替代地,相机61可以被设置得稍微高点。 Alternatively, the camera 61 may be set slightly higher. 可以根据相机61的垂直位置来选择相机61相对于系统轴线AS的位置,使得进入通道形开口5中的相机61的视图尽可能少地受到台架20的损害。 May be selected in accordance with the vertical position of the camera 61 of the camera 61 with respect to the system axis AS position so that the view into the channel-shaped openings 61 of the camera 5 as little as possible damage to the carriage 20. 因此,在相对于垂直方向设置相机61比较高的情况下,有利的是将相机61设置在相对于系统轴线AS距离通道形开口5 比较大的距离处。 Thus, in the vertical direction with respect to the camera 61 is relatively high, it is advantageous that the camera system 61 is provided with respect to the axis of the channel-shaped opening AS from a relatively large distance 5. [〇〇78]因此,必须特别确保位于第一参照平面R1和转移板12完全移出的第一检查平面E1 之间的感兴趣区域14的切片在任何情况下不能通过移出转移板12而被放置在第一参照平面R1中。 [〇〇78] Accordingly, particular reference to ensure that the slice is located in a first inspection region of interest between a first plane E1 and the plane R1 transfer plate 12 is completely removed by removing 14 of the transfer plate 12 can not in any case be placed in the first reference plane R1. 在这方面,有利的是将相机61设置得尽可能接近第一检查平面E1。 In this regard, the camera 61 is advantageously provided as close as possible to check the first plane E1. 另一方面,期望的是相机61位于距离患者13—定距离处,使得患者13的美观图像即使在没有极宽广角镜头的情况下也可以实现。 On the other hand, it is desirable that the camera 61 is located at a predetermined distance from the patient 13-, 13 so that the image of the patient's appearance can be achieved even in the absence of a very wide angle lens case. 优选地,相机61被设置成使得可以获得患者13的截面的相机图像CI, 其中,截面的两侧相对于第一参照平面R1延伸距离第一参照平面R1高达至少10厘米的距离,特别地,至少20厘米。 Preferably, the camera 61 is arranged such that the cross section of the camera image CI patient 13 can be obtained, wherein both sides of the cross section with respect to the first reference plane extending from the first reference plane R1 R1 up to at least 10 cm distance, in particular, at least 20 cm. [〇〇79]成像装置1具有距离信息提供单元36和控制命令发出单元35。 [〇〇79] The imaging apparatus 1 has a distance information providing unit 36 ​​and the control command issuing unit 35. 本发明的第三实施例提供了距离信息提供单元36和控制命令发出单元35是以软件的形式在数据处理设备33 的处理器系统上来实现。 The third embodiment of the present invention provides the distance information providing unit 36 ​​and a control command issuing means 35 in the form of software implemented on a data processing device 33 of the processor system. 距离信息提供单元36被设计成提供D0与第一参照平面R1距离第一检查平面E1的距离01有关的距离信息。 Distance information providing unit 36 ​​is designed to provide a first reference plane R1 and D0 from the first plane E1 of check information related to the distance from 01. 控制命令发出单元35被设计成发出0C控制命令,其中,控制命令使得在距离信息的基础上通过患者定位设备10将患者13从预备位置转移到检查位置。 Control command issuing unit 35 is designed to emit a control command 0C, wherein the patient 10 such that the control command 13 is transferred from the ready position to the inspection position by the patient positioning device on the basis of distance information. 图3和图4示出了处于其中感兴趣区域14的第一切片位于第一参照平面R1的预备位置中的患者。 Figures 3 and 4 illustrate a patient in a ready position wherein the first slice of the first area of ​​interest 14 is located in the reference plane R1. 本发明的第三实施例提供了,在预备位置上,第一参照点R1A位于感兴趣区域14的第一切片中。 The third embodiment of the present invention provides, in the ready position, the first slice of the first reference point R1A is located in the region of interest 14. 在该检查位置中,感兴趣区域14的第一切片位于第一检查平面E1中。 In the inspection position, the first slice of the region of interest 14 is located in a first plane E1 inspection. 患者定位设备10被设计成将患者13从预备位置转移到检查位置。 A patient positioning device 10 is designed to transfer the patient 13 from the preliminary position to the inspection position.

[0080] 本发明的第三实施例提供了成像装置1特别地被设计成执行根据本发明的第一实施例的方法。 [0080] The third embodiment of the present invention provides an image forming apparatus 1 is in particular designed to perform the method of the first embodiment of the present invention.

[0081] 图5示出了根据本发明的第三实施例的定位图像PI和第一标记信息ML1的图示。 [0081] FIG. 5 shows a third embodiment illustrating the positioning image PI embodiment of the present invention and according to a first flag information ML1. 定位图像PI示出了感兴趣区域14的相机图像CI,其中,相机图像CI已经通过相机61获得。 Positioning the camera image PI shows an image of the region of interest CI 14, wherein the camera image CI has been obtained by the camera 61. 第一标记信息ML1与定位图像PI中的三个共线的第一图像点I1A,I1B和I1C位于其上的第一行的位置有关。 A first image point of the first three collinear ML1 flag information of the positioning image PI I1A, I1B I1C and located on a first line concerned. 第一参照点R1A被映射到第一图像点I1A。 The first reference point R1A is mapped to a first image point I1A. 第一参照点R1B被映射到第一图像点11B。 R1B first reference point is mapped to a first image point 11B. 第一参照点R1C被映射到第一图像点11C。 R1C first reference point is mapped to a first image point 11C. [〇〇82] 本发明的第三实施例提供了位置信息包括定位图像PI,并且提供了显示定位图像PI和第一标记信息ML1,使得定位图像PI和第一标记信息ML1同时在操作员的视野中。 [〇〇82] The third embodiment of the present invention provides a location information comprises positioning image PI, and provides a display image PI and the first positioning mark information ML1, so that the positioning image PI and the first flag information of the operator while ML1 view. 定位图像PI具有第一标记信息ML1。 Positioning a first flag information having image PI ML1. 第一标记信息ML1包括分配给第一行的第一标记行ML1。 ML1 includes a first flag information flag assigned to the first row of the first line ML1. 除了作为定位图像PI的一部分的相机图像CI之外,显示第一标记信息ML1。 Besides being part of the positioning image PI camera image CI, the first flag information display ML1. 显示重叠在定位图像PI上的并且叠加在相机图像CI上的第一标记信息ML1。 Displayed superimposed on the positioning image PI and the first flag information ML1 superimposed on the camera image CI. 第一标记行ML1被分配给第一行。 The first marking line ML1 is assigned to the first row. [〇〇83] 本发明的第三实施例提供了相机图像CI的中心点M0的位置与光轴A0的位置相对应,并且提供了相机图像CI的中心点M0位于第一标记行ML1上,而且还提供了相机61相对于检查单元26,28设置,使得光轴A0位于第一参照平面R1中。 [〇〇83] The third embodiment of the present invention provides a position of the optical axis A0 of the center point of a camera image CI M0 corresponds, and provides the first marking line ML1 center point M0 of the camera image CI is located, but also provides the camera 61 with respect to the inspection unit 26 is provided, so that the optical axis A0 is located in a first reference plane R1. 图像点11A位于中心点M0上。 Image point 11A is located on the center point M0.

[0084] 第一标记行ML1的位置与第一行的位置和第一参照平面R1的位置相对应。 [0084] The position of the line ML1 of the first marking position of the first row and the first reference plane corresponding to the position R1. 第一标记行ML1被示出叠加在三个第一图像点I1A,I1B和I1C上。 The first marking line ML1 is shown superimposed on the three points of the first image I1A, I1B and I1C. 这使得可以相对于第一参照平面R1并且相对于第一检查平面E1来定位感兴趣区域14。 This makes it possible with respect to the first reference plane R1 and the plane E1 relative to the first inspection to locate the region of interest 14.

[0085] 图6和图7示出了根据本发明的第四实施例的成像装置1。 [0085] Figures 6 and 7 illustrate a fourth embodiment of the image forming apparatus 1 of the present invention. 根据本发明的第四实施例,第二检查平面E2可分配给(特别地,被分配给)检查单元26,28,其中,相机61相对于检查单元26,28来设置,使得通过镜头,位于与第二检查平面E2平行的第二参照平面R2中的三个非共线的第二参照点R2A,R2B,R2C被映射到位于第二行上的三个共线的第二图像点I2A, 128,12(:。点1?24,1?28和1?2(:位于患者13的表面上。点1?24与点1?14相同。第二检查单元26,28具有位于第一检查平面E1中并且位于第二检查平面E2中的等中心点1C。第二检查平面E2垂直于第一检查平面E1设置。第一检查平面E1是垂直的,并且第二检查平面E2是水平的。根据本发明的第四实施例,输出设备39具有第二标记信息显示单元42。在输出设备39的屏幕的子区域上显示定位图像P1、第一标记信息ML1和第二标记信息。 According to a fourth embodiment of the present invention, a second plane E2 can be assigned to check (in particular, it is assigned to) a checking unit 26, wherein the camera 61 with respect to the inspection unit 26 is provided, so that through the lens, is located and the second reference point R2A three non-collinear second check the second reference plane R2 is parallel to the plane E2, R2B, R2C is mapped to the second image point is located three collinear I2A on the second row, 128,12 (24,1 1 :. points 28 and 12 (:???.??. 13 located on the surface of a patient 24 and the same point 1 point 26, the second inspection unit 14 has a first check plane E1 and located 1C isocenter plane E2 of the second check. the second check inspection plane perpendicular to the first plane E2 E1 is provided. the first check vertical plane E1, E2 and the second plane is horizontal checks. according to a fourth embodiment of the present invention, the output device 39 having a second marking information displayed positioning image display unit 42. P1, the first mark information and second mark information ML1 on the sub-region of the screen of the output device 39.

[0086] 本发明的第四实施例提供了成像装置1特别地被设计成执行根据本发明的第二实施例的方法。 Fourth Example [0086] The present invention provides the image forming apparatus 1 is in particular designed to perform the method of the second embodiment of the present invention. 特别地,根据本发明的第四实施例的成像装置1允许垂直定位患者13。 Specifically, the image forming apparatus according to a fourth embodiment of the present invention allow the vertical positioning of the patient 13. 特别地, 患者13被定位的高度因此可以调整到等中心点1C。 In particular, the height of the patient 13 is positioned to the isocenter can thus be adjusted 1C.

[0087] 图6和图7示出了预备位置中的患者13,在预备位置中,感兴趣区域14的第一切片位于第一参照平面R1中、并且感兴趣区域14的第二切片位于第二参照平面R2中。 [0087] Figures 6 and 7 illustrate a patient 13 in the ready position, in the preliminary position, the first slice of the region of interest 14 is located in a first reference plane R1, and the region of interest 14 is located at the second slice the second reference plane R2. 本发明的第四实施例提供了在预备位置中,第一参照点R1A在感兴趣区域14的第一切片中,并且在预备位置中,三个第二参照点R2A,R2B和R2C在感兴趣区域14的第二切片中。 The fourth embodiment of the present invention provides a ready position, a first reference point R1A of the first slice of the region of interest 14, and in the ready position, the second three reference points R2A, R2B, and R2C in the sense in the region of interest 14 in the second slice. 第四实施例提供了在检查位置中,感兴趣区域14的第一切片位于第一检查平面E1中,并且感兴趣区域14的第二切片位于第二检查平面E2中。 The fourth embodiment provides the inspection position, the first slice of the region of interest 14 is located in a first plane E1 inspection, and a second-slice region of interest 14 is located in a second plane E2 inspection.

[0088] 本发明的第四实施例提供了相机61相对于检查单元26,28来设置,使得镜头的光轴A0位于第一参照平面R1中并且位于第二参照平面R2中。 [0088] The fourth embodiment of the present invention provides a camera 61 with respect to the inspection unit 26 is provided, so that the optical axis A0 of the lens located in the first reference plane R1 and located in a second reference plane R2. 本发明的第四实施例提供了相机61被设置在适合于和/或旨在用于设置用于指示与第二检查平面E2平行的平面的激光定位器的位置中。 The fourth embodiment of the present invention provides a camera 61 is disposed at a position suitable for laser positioner and / or the plane intended for inspection is provided for indicating a second plane E2 in parallel. 本发明的第四实施例提供了相机61相对于患者定位设备10横向设置。 The fourth embodiment of the present invention provide a camera positioning device 61 relative to the patient 10 disposed laterally. 横向设置的相机61对被放置在横向位置中的患者13特别有利。 Camera 61 disposed transversely particularly advantageous for the patient 13 is placed in a lateral position. 除了横向设置的相机61之外,可以任选地使用另一相机,其中,如图3和图4所示,另一相机被设置在患者的上方。 In addition to the camera 61 disposed laterally, another camera may optionally be used, wherein, as shown in FIGS. 3 and 4, the other camera is disposed above the patient. 另一相机对水平定位患者13特别有利。 Another camera 13 is particularly advantageous for the horizontal positioning of the patient.

[0089] 图8示出了根据本发明的第四实施例的定位图像P1、第一标记信息ML1和第二标记信息ML2的图示。 [0089] FIG. 8 shows an illustration of the positioning of the image P1 to the fourth embodiment of the present invention, the first mark information and second mark information ML1 ML2 based. 第二标记信息ML2与定位图像PI中的第二行的位置有关,三个共线的第二图像点12A,12B和12C位于该行上。 A second position of the second line ML2 and the positioning mark information related to image PI, a second image point three collinear 12A, 12B and 12C are located on the row. 第二参照点R2A被映射到第二图像点12A。 R2A second reference point is mapped to a second image point 12A. 第二参照点R2B 被映射到第二图像点I2B。 The second reference point R2B is mapped to a second image point I2B. 第二参照点R2C被映射到第二图像点I2C。 R2C second reference point is mapped to a second image point I2C.

[0090] 本发明的第四实施例提供了定位图像P1、第一标记信息ML1和第二标记信息ML2被显示,使得定位图像P1、第一标记信息ML1和第二标记信息ML2同时在操作员的视野中。 [0090] The fourth embodiment of the present invention provides a positioning image P1, the first mark information and second mark information ML1 ML2 are displayed, so that the positioning image P1, the first mark information and second mark information ML1 ML2 while the operator the field of vision. 定位图像PI示出了第一标志信息ML1和第二标记信息ML2。 Positioning a first image PI shows flag information and second mark information ML1 ML2. 第二标记信息ML2包括分配给第二行的第二标记行ML2。 The second flag information comprises a second marking line ML2 ML2 allocated to the second row. 除了作为定位图像PI的一部分的相机图像CI之外,第二标记信息ML2被显示。 In addition to being a part of the camera image CI positioning image PI, a second flag information ML2 are displayed. 第二标记信息ML2重叠在定位图像PI上并且被示出叠加在相机图像CI上。 ML2 second flag information superimposed on the positioning image PI and is shown superimposed on the camera image CI. 第二标记行ML2被分配给第二行。 Second marking line ML2 is allocated to the second row.

[0091] 本发明的第四实施例提供了相机图像CI的中心点M0的位置与光轴A0的位置相对应,提供了相机图像CI的中心点M0位于第一标记行ML1和第二标记行ML2上,并且提供了相机61相对于检查单元26,28来设置,使得光轴A0位于第一参照平面R1中并且位于第二参照平面R2中。 [0091] The fourth embodiment of the present invention provides a position of the optical axis A0 of the center point M0 corresponding to the camera image CI is provided a first mark and the second mark row line ML1 center point M0 is located in the camera image CI ML2 are on, and the camera 61 is provided with respect to the inspection unit 26 is provided, so that the optical axis A0 is located in a first reference plane R1 and located in a second reference plane R2. 点12A与点11A相同。 12A and 11A the same point of the point. 图像点12A位于中心点M0上。 12A image point located on the center point M0.

[0092] 第二标记行ML2的位置与第二行的位置和第二参照平面R2中的位置相对应。 [0092] The position of the second marking line ML2 and the position of the second row and the second reference plane in a position corresponding to R2. 第二标记行ML2被示出叠加在三个第二图像点I2A,I2B和I2C上。 Second marking line ML2 is shown superimposed on the three points of the second image I2A, I2B and I2C. 这使得能够相对于第二参照平面R1并且相对于第二检查平面E1来定位感兴趣区域14。 This makes it possible with respect to the second reference plane R1 and the plane E1 relative to the second check 14 to locate the region of interest. [〇〇93]台架20可以任选地具有倾斜框架,其中,倾斜框架经由倾斜设备安装,以便相对于固定支撑框架21绕倾斜轴线倾斜,其中,转子24和枢转轴承设备被设置在倾斜框架上。 [〇〇93] stage 20 may optionally have a tilt frame, wherein the frame is mounted via the inclined tilt apparatus, in order to fix the support frame 21 about the tilt axis is inclined with respect to which the rotor 24 and the pivot bearing device is disposed obliquely on the frame. 倾斜轴线优选地是水平的并且垂直于系统轴线AS。 Preferably, the tilt axis is horizontal and perpendicular to the system axis AS. 第一检查平面E1和/或第二检查平面E2可以任选地连同倾斜框架一起从第一倾斜框架位置到第二倾斜框架位置绕倾斜轴线倾斜一倾斜角度。 The first plane E1 inspection and / or check second plane E2 may optionally together about the tilt frame from a first inclined position into a second inclined frame inclined frame position inclined at an inclination angle with the axis.

[0094] 在这种情况下,可以根据倾斜角度来提供距离信息。 [0094] In this case, the distance information may be provided in accordance with the inclination angle. 例如,可以确定和/或设置用于第一倾斜框架位置的第一参照平面R1距离第一检查平面E1的第一距离01、和/或第二参照平面R2距离第二检查平面E2的第二距离02。 The first reference plane a first distance R1 inspection plane E1 of the first distance 01, for example, may be determined and / or provided for a first position of the tilting frame, and / or a second distance from the second reference plane R2 to check a second plane E2 distance 02. 由用于第一倾斜框架位置的第一距离01和/ 或第二距离02可以计算用于第二倾斜框架位置的第一距离01和/或第二距离02作为倾斜角度的函数,例如,使用几何模型。 A first frame from a first inclined position 01 and / or the second distance 02 may be calculated from a first position to a second frame 01 is inclined and / or the second distance 02 as a function of the tilt angle, e.g., using geometry. [〇〇95] 而且,在这种情况下,第一标记信息ML1和/或第二标记信息ML2可以被显示为倾斜角度的函数。 [〇〇95] Further, in this case, the first flag information ML1 and / or ML2 second flag information may be displayed as a function of inclination angle. 例如,第一倾斜框架位置中的第二标记行ML2可以与水平的第二参照平面R2相对应,并且对于第二倾斜框架位置,被显示为相对于相机图像CI转动一倾斜角度,使得第二标记行ML2还与第二倾斜框架位置中的水平的第二参照平面R2相对应。 For example, a first inclined second marking line ML2 frame position may correspond to the second horizontal reference plane R2, and for the second frame inclined position, as is shown with respect to a rotational camera image CI inclination angle, so that the second further marking lines ML2 frame corresponding to the second inclined position in a second horizontal reference plane R2. 可替代地,相机61可以相对于倾斜框架绕光轴A0转动一倾斜角度,使得第二标记行ML2还与第二倾斜框架位置中的水平的第二参照平面R2相对应。 Alternatively, the camera 61 may be rotated about the optical axis at an oblique angle relative to the inclined frame A0, so that the second marking line ML2 frame further second inclined position in a second horizontal reference plane corresponding to R2.

[0096] 这样,对于与倾斜框架一起倾斜的相机61,第一标记信息ML1和/或第二标记信息ML2、或更确切地相机61相对于不与倾斜框架一起倾斜的第一参照平面R1和/或第二参照平面R2的设置可以作为倾斜角度的函数而进行调整。 [0096] Thus, with respect to the inclined frame 61 is inclined together with the camera, the first flag information ML1 and / or the second flag information ML2 are, or rather with respect to the camera 61 is not tilted with the tilting frame and the first reference plane R1 / R2 or the second reference plane can be set as a function of the tilt angle adjustment. 因此,对于不与倾斜框架一起倾斜的相机61,第一标记信息ML1和/或第二标记信息ML2、或更确切地相机61相对于与倾斜框架一起倾斜的第一参照平面R1和/或第二参照平面R2的设置可以作为倾斜角度的函数而进行调整。 Thus, not tilted with respect to tilt the camera frame 61, the first flag information ML1 and / or the second flag information ML2 are, or rather inclined with respect to the camera frame 61 is inclined with a first reference plane R1 and / or the R2 two reference planes can be provided as a function of the tilt angle adjustment.

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1.一种用于显示与患者(13)的感兴趣区域(14)相对于成像装置(1)的检查单元(26, 28)的位置有关的位置信息的方法,其中第一检查平面(E1)能够被分配给所述检查单元(26,28),其中相机(61)相对于所述检查单元(26,28)被设置,使得通过所述相机(61)的镜头,位于与所述第一检查平面(E1)平行的第一参照平面(R1)中的三个非共线的参照点(R1A,R1B,R1C)被映射到位于第一行上的三个共线的第一图像点(I1A,I1B,I1C),其中所述方法包括以下步骤:-通过所述相机(61)记录(RI)所述感兴趣区域(14)的相机图像(CI),-显示(DI)定位图像(PI),其中所述定位图像(PI)示出所述相机图像(CI),-显示(Ml)与所述定位图像(PI)中的所述第一行的位置有关的第一标记信息(ML1)。 1. A method for displaying a region of interest of the patient (13) (14) information regarding the position of the image forming apparatus (1) of the checking unit (26, 28) with respect to a method, wherein the first checking plane (E1 ) can be allocated to the checking means (26, 28), wherein the camera (61) is arranged with respect to said inspection means (26, 28), such that by the camera (61) lens, positioned to the first three non-collinear to the first reference plane a plane inspection (E1) parallel to (R1) of the reference points (R1A, R1B, R1C) is mapped to the first image point is located on the first three collinear line (I1A, I1B, I1C), wherein said method comprises the steps of: - recording by the camera (61) (RI) of the region of interest (14) of the camera image (CI), - a display (DI) positioning image (PI), wherein the positioning image (PI) shows the camera image (CI), - display (of Ml) a first flag information relating to the position of the first row of the positioning image (PI) in (ML1).
2.根据权利要求1所述的方法,其中第二检查平面(E2)能够被分配给所述检查单元(26,28),其中所述相机(61)相对于所述检查单元(26,28)被设置,使得通过所述镜头,位于与所述第二检查平面(E2)平行的第二参照平面(R2)中的三个非共线的第二参照点(R2A, R2B,R2C)被映射到位于第二行上的三个共线的第二图像点(I2A,I2B,I2C),其中所述方法包括以下步骤:-显示(M2)与所述定位图像(PI)中的所述第二行的位置有关的第二标记信息(ML2)。 The method according to claim 1, wherein the second checking plane (E2) can be allocated to the checking means (26, 28), wherein said camera (61) relative to the inspection unit (26, 28 ) is set such that through the lens, is located in parallel with the second inspection plane (E2) a second reference plane (R2) in the three non-collinear second reference points (R2A, R2B, R2C) are the display (M2) with the positioning image (PI) - a: is mapped to the second image point (I2A, I2B, I2C) located on the second three collinear rows, wherein the method comprises the steps of position of the line related to the second flag information (ML2).
3.根据权利要求1或2所述的方法,其中所述定位图像(PI)示出所述第一标记信息(ML1)和/或所述第二标记信息(ML2)。 3. The method of claim 1 or claim 2, wherein the positioning image (PI) shows the first flag information (ML1) and / or the second flag information (ML2).
4.根据权利要求1至3中任一项所述的方法,其中所述第一标记信息(ML1)包括被分配给所述第一行的第一标记行(ML1),和/或其中所述第二标记信息(ML2)包括被分配给所述第二行的第二标记行(ML2)。 13 A method according to any one of claims, wherein the first flag information (ML1) comprises a first marked line of the first row is assigned to (ML1), and / or wherein said second flag information (ML2 are) comprises a second marking line (ML2 are) assigned to the second row.
5.根据权利要求1至4中任一项所述的方法,其中所述镜头的光轴(A0)与所述第一行和/或所述第二行相交。 5. The method according to any one of claims 1 to 4, wherein the optical axis of the lens (A0) of the first row and / or the second line intersect.
6.根据权利要求1至5中任一项所述的方法,其中所述第二检查平面(E2)垂直于所述第一检查平面(E1)被设置和/或与所述第一检查平面(E1)成一有限角度被设置。 6. The method according to claim 5, wherein said second inspection plane (E2) perpendicular to said first checking plane (E1) are arranged and / or inspection with the first plane (E1) is set to a limited angle.
7.根据权利要求1至6中任一项所述的方法,其中所述检查单元(26,28)具有位于所述第一检查平面(E1)和/或所述第二检查平面(E2)中的等中心点(1C)。 The method according to any one of claims 1 to 6, wherein said checking means (26, 28) having positioned the first inspection plane (E1) and / or the second inspection plane (E2) the isocenter (1C).
8.根据权利要求1至7中任一项所述的方法,其中所述检查单元(26,28)具有用于产生辐射的辐射源(26),其中所述辐射的中心射线(25)位于所述第一检查平面(E1)和/或所述第二检查平面(E2)中。 8. A method according to any one of claims 1 to 7, wherein said checking means (26, 28) having a radiation source for generating radiation (26), wherein the central ray of the radiation (25) located the first inspection plane (E1) and / or the second inspection plane (E2) in.
9.根据权利要求1至8中任一项所述的方法,包括以下步骤:-提供(DO)与所述第一参照平面(R1)距离所述第一检查平面(E1)的第一距离(01)有关的距离信息、和/或与所述第二参照平面(R2)距离所述第二检查平面(E2)的第二距离(02) 有关的距离信息。 9. The method according to any one of claims 1 to claim 8, comprising the steps of: - providing (DO) to said first reference plane (R1) from the first inspection plane (E1) a first distance (01) information relating to the distance and / or the second reference plane (R2) (02) a second distance information about the distance from the second inspection plane (E2) of.
10.—种用于相对于成像装置(1)的检查单元(26,28)定位患者(13)的方法,其中所述方法包括以下步骤:-执行根据权利要求9所述的方法,其中所述患者(13)被放置在患者定位设备(10)上的预备位置中,-其中在所述预备位置中,所述患者(13)的所述感兴趣区域(14)的第一切片位于所述第一参照平面(R1)中,和/或所述患者(13)的所述感兴趣区域(14)的第二切片位于所述第二参照平面(R2)中,-发出(0C)控制命令,其中所述控制命令使得在所述距离信息的基础上通过所述患者定位设备(10)将所述患者(13)从所述预备位置转移到检查位置,-其中在所述检查位置中,所述第一切片位于所述第一检查平面(E1)中,和/或所述第二切片位于所述第二检查平面(E2)中。 10.- A method for species with respect to the image forming apparatus (1) The inspection unit (26, 28) positioning of the patient (13), wherein said method comprises the steps of: - performing the method according to claim 9, wherein said patient (13) is placed on the positioning device (10) patient in a ready position, - wherein in said preliminary position, the first slice of the region of interest of the patient (13) (14) is located a first reference plane of the second slice (R1) in, and / or the region of interest of the patient (13) (14) located in said second reference plane (R2), the - issuing (0C) control command, wherein the control command on the basis of such information on the distance by the positioning device (10) to the patient (13) from the ready position to the inspection position of the patient, - wherein the inspection position in the first slice located at the first inspection plane (E1) in, and / or the second slice in the second inspection plane (E2) in.
11.一种成像装置(1),具有-检查单元(26,28),其中第一检查平面(E1)能够被分配给所述检查单元(26,28),-相机(61),被设计成捕获(RI)患者(13)的感兴趣区域(14)的相机图像(CI),其中所述相机(61)相对于所述检查单元(26,28)被设置,使得通过所述相机(61)的镜头,位于与所述第一检查平面(E1)平行的第一参照平面(R1)中的三个非共线的参照点(R1A,R1B,R1C)被映射到位于第一行上的三个共线的第一图像点(I1A,I1B,I1C),-定位图像显示单元(40),被设计成显示(DI)定位图像(PI),其中所述定位图像(PI)示出所述相机图像(CI),-第一标记信息显示单元(41),被设计成显示(Ml)与所述定位图像(PI)中的所述第一行的位置有关的第一标记信息(ML1)。 11. An image forming apparatus (1), having - a checking unit (26, 28), wherein the first checking plane (E1) can be allocated to the checking means (26, 28), - a camera (61), is designed to capture (RI) patients (13) in the region (14) of interest in the camera image (CI), wherein said camera (61) is arranged with respect to said inspection means (26, 28), such that by the camera ( 61) lens, located at the first inspection plane (E1) three non-colinear reference points (R1A, R1B, R1C) parallel to the first reference plane (R1) is mapped to the first row a first image point (I1A, I1B, I1C) three collinear, - positioning the image display unit (40), is designed to be displayed (DI) scout image (PI), wherein the positioning image (PI) shows the camera image (CI), - a first flag information display unit (41), is designed to display (of Ml) a first flag information relating to the position of the first row of the positioning image (PI) of ( ML1).
12.根据权利要求11所述的成像装置(1),-其中第二检查平面(E2)通过所述检查单元(26,28)被定义,_其中所述相机(61)相对于所述检查单元(26,28)被设置,使得通过所述相机(61)的镜头,位于与所述第二检查平面(E2)平行的第二参照平面(R2)中的三个非共线的第二参照点(R2A,R2B,R2C)被映射到位于第二行上的三个共线的第二图像点(I2A,I2B,I2C),-其中所述成像装置(1)具有第二标记信息显示单元(42),所述第二标记信息显示单元(42)被设计成显示(M2)与所述定位图像(PI)中的所述第二行的位置有关的第二标记信息(ML2) 〇 12. The image forming apparatus (1) according to claim 11, - wherein the second inspection plane (E2) is defined by said checking means (26, 28), _ wherein the camera (61) relative to the inspection means (26, 28) are provided, such that by the camera (61) shots, three non-collinear second is positioned parallel with the second inspection plane (E2) a second reference plane (R2) of reference points (R2A, R2B, R2C) are mapped to the second image point (I2A, I2B, I2C) located on the second three collinear rows, - wherein said image forming apparatus (1) having a second mark information display means (42), the second flag information display unit (42) is designed to display (M2) and the second row position of the positioning image (PI) second information relating to the marker (ML2 are) square
13.根据权利要求11或12所述的成像装置(1),具有:-距离信息提供单元(36),被设计成提供(DO)与所述第一参照平面(R1)距离所述第一检查平面(E1)的距离(01)有关的距离信息、和/或与所述第二参照平面(R2)距离所述第二检查平面(E2)的距离(02)有关的距离信息,-控制命令发出单元(35),被设计成发出(0C)控制命令,-其中所述控制命令使得在所述距离信息的基础上通过患者定位设备(10)将所述患者(13)从预备位置转移到检查位置,-其中在所述预备位置中,所述感兴趣区域(14)的第一切片位于所述第一参照平面(R1)中,和/或所述感兴趣区域(14)的第二切片位于所述第二参照平面(R2)中,-其中在所述检查位置中,所述第一切片位于所述第一检查平面(E1)中,和/或所述第二切片位于所述第二检查平面(E2)中。 13. The image forming apparatus (1) according to claim 11 or claim 12, comprising: - from the information providing unit (36), is designed to provide (DO) to said first reference plane (R1) of said first distance (01) information relating to the distance and / or distance of the inspection plane (E1) of a second reference plane (R2) a second distance from the inspection plane (E2) in (02) related to distance information, - control command issuing unit (35), is designed to emit (0C) control commands, - wherein the control command is such that on the basis of the distance information (10) to the patient (13) from the ready position by the patient positioning device the inspection position, - wherein in said preliminary position, the first slice of the region of interest (14) located in said first reference plane (R1) in, and / or the region of interest (14) second slice in the second reference plane (R2) in, - wherein in the checking position, the first slice in the first checking plane (E1) in, and / or the second slice checking in the second plane (E2) in.
14.根据权利要求13所述的成像装置(1),具有患者定位设备(10),所述患者定位设备(10)被设计成将所述患者(13)从所述预备位置转移到所述检查位置。 14. The image forming apparatus (1) according to claim 13, having a positioning device (10) patients, the positioning device (10) is designed to said patient a patient (13) from said preliminary position into said check the location.
15.根据权利要求11至14中任一项所述的成像装置(1),其中所述成像装置(1)被设计成执行根据权利要求1至10中任一项所述的方法。 15.11 to the image forming apparatus (1) according to any one of 14 claims, wherein said image forming means (1) designed to perform a method according to any one of claims 10 to claim.
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